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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Riverview.

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Riverview to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a town such as Riverview to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Riverview to:

  • Brewton [Map], which is the Seat of Escambia County, lies just to the North Northwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 100 miles [160.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE). If you could drive a straight line from Riverview to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 782 miles [1,258.5 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 31 days and walking would take 45 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,679 miles [10,748.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,379 miles [11,875.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,258 miles [8,461.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Riverview ...

We have found 94 communities that share the name Riverview.

Within Alabama, there are 3 communities which are also named Riverview. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 91 communities in the United States and Canada - with 90 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama


Other Communities Located In Alabama

Chambers County

Our profile page for Riverview, Chambers County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Chambers County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Morgan County

Our profile page for Riverview, Morgan County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 248 miles [399.1 km] to the North

Tuscaloosa County

Our profile page for Riverview, Tuscaloosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 151 miles [243 km] to the North


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Alberta

Our profile page for Riverview   [Map]
Distance: About 1,961 miles [3,155.9 km] to the North Northwest

Arkansas

Conway County

Our profile page for Riverview, Conway County   [Map]
Distance: About 433 miles [696.8 km] to the Northwest

Independence County

Our profile page for Riverview, Independence County   [Map]
Distance: About 418 miles [672.7 km] to the Northwest

California

Fresno County

Our profile page for Riverview, Fresno County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,910 miles [3,073.8 km] to the West Northwest

Kern County

Our profile page for Riverview, Kern County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Kern County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

San Diego County

Our profile page for Riverview, San Diego County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,748 miles [2,813.1 km] to the West Northwest

Shasta County

Our profile page for Riverview, Shasta County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,072 miles [3,334.6 km] to the West Northwest

Yolo County

Our profile page for Riverview, Yolo County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,010 miles [3,234.8 km] to the West Northwest

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Colorado

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Riverview, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,174 miles [1,889.4 km] to the Northwest

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Delaware

Kent County

Our profile page for Riverview, Kent County   [Map]
Distance: About 852 miles [1,371.2 km] to the Northeast

Sussex County

Our profile page for Riverview, Sussex County   [Map]
Distance: About 844 miles [1,358.3 km] to the Northeast

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Florida

Duval County

Our profile page for Riverview, Duval County   [Map]
Distance: About 321 miles [516.6 km] to the East

Escambia County

Our profile page for Riverview, Escambia County   [Map]
Distance: About 36 miles [57.9 km] to the South Southwest

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Riverview, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 359 miles [577.8 km] to the Southeast

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Georgia

Bibb County

Our profile page for Riverview, Bibb County   [Map]
Distance: About 235 miles [378.2 km] to the East Northeast

Camden County

Our profile page for Riverview, Camden County   [Map]
Distance: About 325 miles [523 km] to the East

Dougherty County

Our profile page for Riverview, Dougherty County   [Map]
Distance: About 174 miles [280 km] to the East Northeast

Glynn County

Our profile page for Riverview, Glynn County   [Map]
Distance: About 335 miles [539.1 km] to the East

Troup County

Our profile page for Riverview, Troup County   [Map]
Distance: About 182 miles [292.9 km] to the Northeast

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Illinois

Carroll County

Our profile page for Riverview, Carroll County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Carroll County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Cook County

Our profile page for Riverview, Cook County   [Map]
Distance: About 754 miles [1,213.4 km] to the North

Whiteside County

Our profile page for Riverview, Whiteside County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Whiteside County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Indiana

Elkhart County

Our profile page for Riverview, Elkhart County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Elkhart County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Riverview, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 538 miles [865.8 km] to the North

Sullivan County

Our profile page for Riverview, Sullivan County   [Map]
Distance: About 563 miles [906.1 km] to the North

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Kansas

Ellis County

Our profile page for Riverview, Ellis County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Ellis County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Rice County

Our profile page for Riverview, Rice County
This community is historic.
Although located in Rice County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Sedgwick County

Our profile page for Riverview, Sedgwick County   [Map]
Distance: About 746 miles [1,200.6 km] to the Northwest

Wyandotte County

Our profile page for Riverview, Wyandotte County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Wyandotte County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kentucky

Greenup County

Our profile page for Riverview, Greenup County   [Map]
Distance: About 571 miles [918.9 km] to the North Northeast

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Riverview, Jefferson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Jefferson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

McCracken County

Our profile page for Riverview, McCracken County   [Map]
Distance: About 420 miles [675.9 km] to the North

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Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish

Our profile page for Riverview, East Baton Rouge Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 237 miles [381.4 km] to the West

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Maine

Aroostook County

Our profile page for Riverview, Aroostook County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Aroostook County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Maryland

Anne Arundel County

Our profile page for Riverview, Anne Arundel County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Anne Arundel County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Baltimore City

Our profile page for Riverview, Baltimore City   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 819 miles [1,318.1 km] to the Northeast

Prince George's County

Our profile page for Riverview, Prince George's County   [Map]
Distance: About 775 miles [1,247.2 km] to the Northeast

Queen Anne's County

Our profile page for Riverview, Queen Anne's County   [Map]
Distance: About 833 miles [1,340.6 km] to the Northeast

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Massachusetts

Essex County

Our profile page for Riverview, Essex County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,203 miles [1,936 km] to the Northeast

Middlesex County

Our profile page for Riverview, Middlesex County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,169 miles [1,881.3 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Berrien County

Our profile page for Riverview, Berrien County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Berrien County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Kalkaska County

Our profile page for Riverview, Kalkaska County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Kalkaska County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Newaygo County

Our profile page for Riverview, Newaygo County   [Map]
Distance: About 858 miles [1,380.8 km] to the North

Wayne County

Our profile page for Riverview, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 796 miles [1,281 km] to the North Northeast

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Minnesota

Ramsey County

Our profile page for Riverview, Ramsey County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Ramsey County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Mississippi

Quitman County

Our profile page for Riverview, Quitman County   [Map]
Distance: About 289 miles [465.1 km] to the Northwest

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Missouri

Franklin County

Our profile page for Riverview, Franklin County
This community is historic.
Although located in Franklin County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Morgan County

Our profile page for Riverview, Morgan County   [Map]
Distance: About 603 miles [970.4 km] to the North Northwest

Saint Louis County

Our profile page for Riverview, Saint Louis County   [Map]
Distance: About 559 miles [899.6 km] to the North Northwest

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Montana

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Riverview, Lincoln County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lincoln County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Richland County

Our profile page for Riverview, Richland County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,459 miles [2,348 km] to the North Northwest

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Nebraska

Keya Paha County

Our profile page for Riverview, Keya Paha County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,059 miles [1,704.3 km] to the Northwest

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New Brunswick

Our profile page for Riverview   [Map]
Distance: About 1,576 miles [2,536.3 km] to the Northeast

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New York

Albany County

Our profile page for Riverview, Albany County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Albany County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Clinton County

Our profile page for Riverview, Clinton County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,174 miles [1,889.4 km] to the North Northeast

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Riverview, Jefferson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Jefferson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Niagara County

Our profile page for Riverview, Niagara County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Niagara County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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North Carolina

Columbus County

Our profile page for Riverview, Columbus County   [Map]
Distance: About 539 miles [867.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Riverview   [Map]
Distance: About 1,608 miles [2,587.8 km] to the Northeast

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Ohio

Belmont County

Our profile page for Riverview, Belmont County   [Map]
Distance: About 715 miles [1,150.7 km] to the North Northeast

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Riverview, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 575 miles [925.4 km] to the North Northeast

Muskingum County

Our profile page for Riverview, Muskingum County   [Map]
Distance: About 678 miles [1,091.1 km] to the North Northeast

Trumbull County

Our profile page for Riverview, Trumbull County   [Map]
Distance: About 776 miles [1,248.9 km] to the North Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for Riverview, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 652 miles [1,049.3 km] to the North Northeast

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Ontario

Our profile page for Riverview   [Map]
Distance: About 970 miles [1,561.1 km] to the North Northeast

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Oregon

Columbia County

Our profile page for Riverview, Columbia County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Columbia County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Lane County

Our profile page for Riverview, Lane County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,150 miles [3,460.1 km] to the Northwest

Multnomah County

Our profile page for Riverview, Multnomah County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 2,158 miles [3,473 km] to the Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Beaver County

Our profile page for Riverview, Beaver County   [Map]
Distance: About 767 miles [1,234.4 km] to the North Northeast

Clarion County

Our profile page for Riverview, Clarion County   [Map]
Distance: About 802 miles [1,290.7 km] to the North Northeast

Clearfield County

Our profile page for Riverview, Clearfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 837 miles [1,347 km] to the North Northeast

Clinton County

Our profile page for Riverview, Clinton County   [Map]
Distance: About 876 miles [1,409.8 km] to the North Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for Riverview, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 746 miles [1,200.6 km] to the North Northeast

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South Carolina

Charleston County

Our profile page for Riverview, Charleston County   [Map]
Distance: About 432 miles [695.2 km] to the East Northeast

Greenville County

Our profile page for Riverview, Greenville County   [Map]
Distance: About 381 miles [613.2 km] to the Northeast

York County

Our profile page for Riverview, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 444 miles [714.5 km] to the Northeast

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Tennessee

Grainger County

Our profile page for Riverview, Grainger County   [Map]
Distance: About 418 miles [672.7 km] to the North Northeast

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Riverview, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 295 miles [474.8 km] to the North Northeast

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Riverview, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 339 miles [545.6 km] to the North

Sullivan County

Our profile page for Riverview, Sullivan County   [Map]
Distance: About 457 miles [735.5 km] to the North Northeast

Unicoi County

Our profile page for Riverview, Unicoi County   [Map]
Distance: About 438 miles [704.9 km] to the Northeast

Van Buren County

Our profile page for Riverview, Van Buren County   [Map]
Distance: About 331 miles [532.7 km] to the North Northeast

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Texas

Harris County

Our profile page for Riverview, Harris County   [Map]
Distance: About 501 miles [806.3 km] to the West

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Utah

San Juan County

Our profile page for Riverview, San Juan County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in San Juan County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Virginia

Norfolk City

Our profile page for Riverview, Norfolk City   [Map]
Distance: About 735 miles [1,182.9 km] to the Northeast

Suffolk City

Our profile page for Riverview, Suffolk City   [Map]
Distance: About 716 miles [1,152.3 km] to the Northeast

Wise County

Our profile page for Riverview, Wise County   [Map]
Distance: About 482 miles [775.7 km] to the North Northeast

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Washington

Franklin County

Our profile page for Riverview, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,003 miles [3,223.5 km] to the Northwest

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West Virginia

Kanawha County

Our profile page for Riverview, Kanawha County   [Map]
Distance: About 590 miles [949.5 km] to the North Northeast

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Wisconsin

Douglas County

Our profile page for Riverview, Douglas County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,112 miles [1,789.6 km] to the North Northwest

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Wyoming

Niobrara County

Our profile page for Riverview, Niobrara County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,266 miles [2,037.4 km] to the Northwest

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Riverview. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Riverview. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Riverview) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Riverview. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Riverview

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Riverview. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0580, Longitude: -87.0577     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Riverview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Riverview to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 313.647 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.915 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.887 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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<8>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Riverview, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Riverview.



 
 
 

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